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How to stop Error Checking from cancelling.


I am trying to do a scan disk on XP which I believe is Error Checking but when I restart the computer and the blue screen comes up, it says disk check cancelled. How can I turn that back on?

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This question was answered on June 7, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

1 Make sure you log into your computer under an account that has administrator rights.

2 Click Start, chick Run and type CHKDSK /F, press Enter.

3 With in the Command window press Y and then reboot.

4 Do not press any key at startup or CHKDSK will be cancelled

5 If you don't press a key and it still reports it has been cancelled try a different keyboard as you may have a stuck key


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Posted by Kisha of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 7, 2005